SUBSCRIBE | NEWSLETTERS | MAPS | VIDEOS | BLOGS | MARKETPLACE | CONTESTS
TRY BACKPACKER FREE!
SUBSCRIBE NOW and get
2 Free Issues and 3 Free Gifts!
Full Name:
Address 1:
Address 2:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Email: (required)
If I like it and decide to continue, I'll pay just $12.00, and receive a full one-year subscription (9 issues in all), a 73% savings off the newsstand price! If for any reason I decide not to continue, I'll write "cancel" on the invoice and owe nothing.
Your subscription includes 3 FREE downloadable booklets.
Or click here to pay now and get 2 extra issues
Offer valid in US only.
Share your tales of travel & adventure with our step-by-step guide. Upload trail descriptions, photos, video, and more. Get Started
The DAILY DIRT - The nitty and the gritty of outdoor news

Trail Chef: All-Star Berry Recipes

You can't beat fresh-picked, flavorful antioxidant bombs!

Jonesing for fresh food after a few days of nuts and jerky? There's nothing like pick-your-own berries to satisfy the craving. Whether your berry of choice is blue-, straw-, black- or huckle-, here are 3 tasty ways to serve your bounty.
Couscous in Fruit Sauce
A sweet, hearty breakfast. Serves 4. Recipe adapted from The Wilderness Chef, by Claudine Martin

1 pouch clarified butter
1 1/2 cups couscous
1 cup fresh berries of choice
1/4 cup dried banana, ground
1/2 cup dried pineapple, diced
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

In camp: Bring 3 cups of water to a boil in a medium pot with the butter. Add couscous and banana, stir, and remove from heat. Cover and let stand five minutes. Uncover and fluff couscous with a fork, then stir in remaining ingredients.

Berry Compote
Gourmet topping for instant cheesecake or pudding. Recipe adapted from Camp Cooking, by Bill and Jo McMorris.

2 cups fresh berries
4 tablespoons cinnamon sugar
1 tablespoon instant tapioca pudding
1/2 cup water

In camp: Put cinnamon sugar, pudding, and water in a small saucepan and let stand five minutes. Add berries and cook over medium flame until the mixture boils. Remove mixture from pan and let cool completely. When cool, spread on your dessert of choice.

Easy Berry Tacos
A fun twist on the classic pancake breakfast. Serves 3. Recipe adapted from scoutorama.com.

2 cups pancake mix (such as Bisquick)
2-3 cups fresh berries
Maple syrup

At home: Pack syrup in leakproof container.

In camp: Combine pancake mix with 1 1/3 cups cold water and mix well. Heat and lightly grease skillet. Spoon about 1/4 cup of batter onto heated skillet and cook 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from pan and let cool enough to hold with your hand. Fill pancake with berries and drizzle with syrup; fold like a taco and eat.

What are your favorite berry recipes? What about your favorite berry hikes? Share 'em in the comment section below!

—Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan

Image credit: Gare and Kitty

READERS COMMENTS

Star Star Star Star Star
www.onlinegmsale.com
Jan 19, 2014

# San Francisco 49ers Jerseys china
http://www.onlinegmsale.com/San-Francisco-49ers-Jerseys-s644.html
49ers 7 kaepernick jersey cheap
Cheap 49ers 53 bowman jerseys
49ers #35 reid nfl jerseys
# 49er jerseys wholesale
# 49er jerseys elite
49ers t shirt cheap
http://www.onlinegmsale.com/NFL-T-Shirt-c126.html
49ers elite nfl jerseys
49ers game nfl jerseys cheap
http://www.onlinegmsale.com/Nike-NFL-Jerseys-c124.html
49ers limited nfl jerseys sale
http://www.onlinegmsale.com/
49ers red limit jerseys elite jersey game jerseys
49ers #52 willis jerseys,#21 gore 49ers jerseys cheap,#16 montana jerseys sale,#80 49er jerseys,
#32 49ers jerseys,#81 boldin 49ers jerseys cheap,#85 davis 49ers jerseys cheap,49er #11 patton nfl jerseys

Star Star Star Star Star
POLO
Jan 03, 2014

Gucci Factory Outlet, http://www.guccivshoesfactory.com/
Longchamp Bags Sale, http://www.longchampxmassale.com/
Ralph Lauren Outlet Online, http://www.llaurenralph.com/
Hollister UK Shops, http://www.cheaphollistersale.co.uk/
Polo Factory Store, http://www.polo-outletstoreonline.com/
Polo Ralph Lauren Outlet Online, http://www.ralphllaurenpolo.com/
Marc Jacobs Sale, http://www.marcjacobsonsale.com/
MCM ؔ, http://www.mcmoutlet-jp.com/
North Clearance Outlet Online, http://www.north-clearance.com/
Michael Kors Outlet Online, http://www.mk-outletblackfriday.com/
Gucci Outlet Online, http://www.discountclothsale.com/
Coach Outlet Online, http://www.coachoutletsus.com/
Coach Factory Outlet, http://www.coach-outletfactory.com/
Coach Factory, http://www.coach-factories.com/
Coach Purses Outlet, http://www.newoutletonlinemall.com/
Canada Goose Christmas, http://www.canadagoose-chrismas.com/
Michael Kors Outlet, http://www.michaelkorsr.com/
North Jackets Clearance, http://www.north-faceoutletonlines.net/
Burberry Clothing Outlet, http://www.burbagssale2013.com/
Coach Outlet Online, http://www.coach-pursesonsale.com/
UGG Classic Boots, http://uggsbootsale.tumblr.com/
Coach Outlet, http://www.coach-blackfriday.com/
Coach Purses Outlet, goo.gl/ZO5AjH
Louis Vuitton Outlet Online, http://www.louisvuittonsale.nl.ae/

http://www.michaelkorsoutletr.com/
Michael Kors Outlet
Discount Michael Kors
http://www.michael-korsfactorystore.com/
Michael Kors Outlet
Michael Kors Factory Store
http://www.michaellkorsfactoryonline.com/
Michael Kors Outlet
Discount micheal kors

Star Star Star Star Star
www.nfljerseysalecheap.com
May 26, 2013

Cheap china jersey sale, china jersey cheap, new nfl jersey cheap, 2013 new nfl jersey sale, nfl jersey 2013, cheap baseball jerseys
http://www.nfljerseysalecheap.com
baseball jersey for sale, cheap ncaa jersey, wholesale nba jerseys,wholesale nhl jerseys,discount nhl jerseys,
http://www.nfljerseysalecheap.com/Nike-NFL-Jerseys-c124.html
nike nfl jersey wholesale ,new nfl jersey wholesale
http://www.nfljerseysalecheap.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94.html
cheap mlb jersey, mlb jerseys cheap cheap nhl jersey
http://www.nfljerseysalecheap.com/NBA-Jerseys-c77.html
wholesale mlb jerseys cheap nhl jerseys wholesale nhl jerseys, basketball jerseys cheap, nba jerseys for sale. college ncaa jerseys
http://www.nfljerseysalecheap.com/NHL-Jerseys-c96.html
Australia basketball jerseys sale. Australia soccer jerseys cheap.
http://www.nfljerseysalecheap.com/Soccer-Jerseys-c118.html

Star Star Star Star Star
http://www.jerseycaptain.com
May 04, 2013

Wholesale nfl jerseys cheap,
http://www.jerseycaptain.com/
elite nike nfl jerseys for sale, wholesale nfl jerseys china ,
http://www.jerseycaptain.com/Nike-NFL-Jerseys-c125/
nike 49ers nfl Jerseys, super bowl nfl jerseys, wholesale nfl jerseys cheap,
http://www.jerseycaptain.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94/
cheap baseball Jerseys, 2012 world series San Francisco Giants Jerseys, mlb jerseys sale
http://www.jerseycaptain.com/NBA-Jerseys-c77/
cheap NBA Jerseys, Hardwood Classics NBA Jerseys, discount soccer jerseys, wholesale basketball jerseys,
http://www.jerseycaptain.com/NHL-Jerseys-c96/
cheap nhl jerseys, Australia basketball jerseys. Australia soccer jerseys

Star Star Star Star Star
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com
Apr 27, 2013

Cheap nfl jerseys wholesale http://www.yourjerseyhome.com sale nfl jerseys wholesale,Nike Baltimore Ravens Jerseys . Australia basketball jerseys. Australia soccer jerseys
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/Nike-NFL-Jerseys-c124.html Nike nfl jerseys cheap
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/NFL-Jerseys-c68.html discount nfl jerseys, throwback nfl jerseys, nike elite nfl jerseys, game limited nfl jerseys
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/NCAA-Jerseys-c114.html college ncaa jerseys cheap
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94.html cheap mlb jerseys, baseball jerseys sale, cool base MLB Jerseys, 2012 world series San Francisco Giants Jerseys
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/NBA-Jerseys-c77.html wholesale nba jerseys, cheap nba jerseys, Revolution 30 Swingman NBA Jerseys, Hardwood Classics NBA Jerseys
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/NHL-Jerseys-c96.html discount nhl jerseys,
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/Soccer-Jerseys-c118.html discount soccer jerseys

Star Star Star Star Star
dfg
Apr 10, 2013

http://michaelkorssale.tumblr.com/ michael kors outlet online
http://coachfactoryshop.webs.com/ shop.coachfactory.com coachfactory.com/shop
http://coachoutletsusa.tumblr.com/ coach outlet online usa

Star Star Star Star Star
opio
Mar 23, 2013

http://www.usfactoies.com/ coach factory outlet online
http://www.bagscoupon2013.com/ shop.coachfactory.com
http://www.uswcoay.com/ coach outlet online
http://www.bagsoutletfans.com/ coach factory online
http://www.buynewbags2013.com/ coachfactory.com/shop
http://www.usaxcoachfactoryoutlet.net/ coach factory outlet
http://www.coachxpursesoutletonline.net/ coach purses outlet online
http://www.coachisoutlet.com/ coach outlet
http://www.coach-storeonline2013.com/ coach store online
http://www.coachoutletonlinusa.com/ coach outlet coach outlet online usa
http://www.monsterobeats.com/ monster beats outlet beats by dre custom
http://www.guccishoesoutletfactory.com/ gucci shoes outlet
http://www.newmichaelkorspurses.com/ michael kors purses michael kors outlet online
http://www.mk-mmichaelkorsoutlet.com/ michael kors outlet
http://www.northfacejacketsoutletonline.net/ north face jacket outlet north face outlet

Star Star Star Star Star
http://www.3cjerseys.com
Feb 09, 2013

cheap convenient and creditworthy is our service tenet . In our site ,we provide all kinds of cheap nfl jerseys , just as nfl jerseys , NBA jerseys, NHL jerseys , NCAA jersey, Football jerseys , the new era hats , we also provide jerseys customized service . All the products in our website are from china with wholesale price , so you can buy cheap products wiht high quality ! Now ,you can choose different payment in our website ,just as paypal , western union and VISA credit card . more information please visit http://www.3cjerseys.com
http://www.21elitenfljerseys.com

cheap nfl jerseys
Oct 27, 2012

Welcome to our jerseys shop http://www.yourjerseyhome.com we would off you the best jerseys and best servise. We are professional jerseys manufacturer from china,wholesal.cheap nike nfl jerseys, mlb jerseys, nhl jerseys,nba jerseys and shoes. we offer the latest 2012 nike jersey, with the best quality and the cheapest price,
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/Nike-NFL-Jerseys-c124.html Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys, the perfect jersey to let you enjoy the sport, to make you crazy for sports.
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94.html cool base mlb jerseys and throwback mlb jerseys.
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/NBA-Jerseys-c77.html Revolution 30 swing nba jerseys
http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/NFL-T-Shirt-c126.html wholesale NFL T-Shirt,
All Our Jerseys Are Sewn On and Directly From Chinese Jerseys Factory, hope to do longtime business with you.

NIKE NFL jerseys
Sep 29, 2012

[/pre]Cheap NFL,NBA,MLB,NHL
[url=http://www.jersey2shop.com/]cheap jerseys [/url]
[url=http://www.jersey2shop.com/]2012 nike nfl Jerseys[/url]
[url=http://www.jersey2shop.com/]nba jersey and shorts[/url]
[url=http://www.jersey2shop.com/]oklahoma city thunder jersey [/url]
[url=http://www.jersey2shop.com/NFL-Jerseys-c68/]official jeremy lin new york knicks jersey [/url]
[url=http://www.jersey2shop.com/NBA-Jerseys-c77/]NFL Jerseys Wholesale [/url]
NHL Jerseys China
[url=http://www.jersey2shop.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94/]blake griffin jersey blue [/url]NFL jerseys For Sale online.All Our Jerseys Are Sewn On and Directly From Chinese Jerseys Factory
[/pre]
[pre]We Are Professional China jerseys Wholesaler
[url=http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/]Wholesale cheap jerseys[/url]Cheap mlb jerseys
[url= http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/]Nike NFL Jerseys [/url]
[url= http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/ [/url]Cheap China Wholesael[/url]
[url= http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/]Wholesale jerseys From China[/url]
[url=http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/]2012 nike nfl Jerseys[/url]Free Shipping,Cheap Price,7 Days Deliver
[/pre]
[/pre]
We are professional jerseys manufacturer from china,wholesal
sports [url= http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/]Jerseys From China[/url]
[url=http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/NFL-Jerseys-c68]NFL jerseys China[/url]
[url=http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/NHL-Jerseys-c96/]NHL Jerseys China[/url]
[url=http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/NBA-Jerseys-c77/]NBA Jerseys China[/url]
[url=http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94/]MLB Jerseys China[/url]
[url= http://www.cheapjersey2store.com/]China Jerseys[/url],Free Shipping
[/pre]
[/pre]
We are professional jerseys manufacturer from china,wholesal
sports [url= http://www.jerseycaptain.com/]cheap jerseys [/url]
[url= http://www.jerseycaptain.com/]2012 nike nfl Jerseys[/url]
[url=http://www.jerseycaptain.com/NFL-Jerseys-c68] Revolution 30 nba jerseys [/url]
[url=http://www.jerseycaptain.com/NHL-Jerseys-c96/]jersey of nba chicago bulls direk rose [/url]
[url=http://www.jerseycaptain.com/NBA-Jerseys-c77/]nfl jerseys [/url]
[url=http://www.jerseycaptain.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94/]green bay packers jerseys wholesale [/url]
[url= http://www.jerseycaptain.com/]NFL Jerseys Wholesale],Free Shipping
[/pre]

[url=http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/]elite nike nfl jerseys sale[/url],
[url=http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/]2012 game nike nfl jerseys cheap[/url],
[url=http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/Nike-NFL-Jerseys-c124.html]good supplier soccer jerseys[/url],
[url=http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94.html]cool base mlb jerseys[/url],
[url=http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/NBA-Jerseys-c77.html]Revolution 30 nba jerseys[/url],
[url=http://www.yourjerseyhome.com/NHL-Jerseys-c96.html]2012 all star mlb jersey[/url],
We are professional jerseys manufacturer from china,wholesal.cheap nike nfl jerseys, mlb jerseys, nhl jerseys,nba jerseys and shoes. www.yourjerseyhome.com

Ugg Boots
Sep 04, 2012

http://www.dbkol.com/
http://www.lisagrey32.com/
http://www.mvpping.com/
http://www.mlgjb.com/
http://www.candy11271.com/

ladies international barbour jac
Dec 26, 2011

The ugg boots As the winter comes, youll understand how barbour jacket is vital and perhaps you opt to shop .

Laurie Ann
Jun 17, 2009

There is also this one if you have a Bakepacker, Outback Oven or Backpacker Oven...

Blueberry-Orange Tea Cake
From A Fork in the Trail

Makes 34 hearty servings

Ive always loved the summery taste of blueberries. My family often hikes in areas that have a plethora of wild blueberries, but we like to leave the berries for the wildlife. Buying dried blueberries means that you wont have to dehydrate anything for this recipe.

Cake
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup white sugar
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoons powdered egg
1/8 cup vegetable oil
1 fresh orange
2 tablespoons water

Topping
1/2 cup dried blueberries
1/4 cup white sugar

At Home
Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Pour the mixture in a ziplock bag. Put the dried blueberries and sugar for the topping in another ziplock bag and place that in the bag with the dry ingredients. Put the powdered egg in a small ziplock bag, and put that bag in the bag of dry ingredients. Pack an orange and add the oil to what you are taking on your trip.

At Camp
Rehydrate the blueberries in a little boiling water. Let sit until rehydrated and then drain and set aside. In a small pot or large ziplock freezer bag, mix the powdered egg and 2 tablespoons of water, stirring until all the lumps are gone. Add 1/8 cup oil to the egg mixture. Juice the orange using a fork and add 1/4 cup orange juice to the oil and egg mixture. Stir well.

Slice the orange peel into thin layers, being careful to avoid the pith. Sliver the orange rind and mix it in with the dry ingredients. Add the liquid mix and stir just enough to moisten.

Line the bottom and sides of a pot or pan with parchment paper. Place the blueberries on the parchment paper and sprinkle with sugar. Gently spread the batter on top of the blueberries. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick or knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool slightly.

Cynthia
Jun 17, 2009

There is nothing like taking in an epic view of the Cascade Mountain range while snacking on a handful of Wild-Pacific Northwest hucklberries. This is a regular summer treat that helps me to define good living. Food tip: Huckleberry pancakes, Huckleberry muffins, and mix up a Huckleberry grilling sauce for Wild Salmon. : )

ADD A COMMENT

Your rating:
Your Name:

Comment:

My Profile Join Now

Most recent threads

Trailhead Register
Dear (*****)
Posted On: Sep 02, 2014
Submitted By: GoBlueHiker
Trailhead Register
Scouting woes...
Posted On: Sep 02, 2014
Submitted By: 92hatchattack
Go
View all Gear
Find a retailer

Special sections - Expert handbooks for key trails, techniques and gear

Check out Montana in Warren Miller's Ticket to Ride
Warren Miller athletes charge hard and reflect on Big Sky country, their love for this space and the immense energy allotted to the people who reside in Montana.

Boost Your Apps
Add powerful tools and exclusive maps to your BACKPACKER apps through our partnership with Trimble Outdoors.

Carry the Best Maps
With BACKPACKER PRO Maps, get life-list destinations and local trips on adventure-ready waterproof myTopo paper.

FREE Rocky Mountain Trip Planner
Sign up for a free Rocky Mountain National Park trip planning kit from our sister site MyRockyMountainPark.com.

Follow BackpackerMag on Twitter Follow Backpacker on Facebook
Get 2 FREE Trial Issues and 3 FREE GIFTS
Survival Skills 101 • Eat Better
The Best Trails in America
YES! Please send me my FREE trial issues of Backpacker
and my 3 FREE downloadable booklets.
Full Name:
City:
Address 1:
Zip Code:
State:
Address 2:
Email (required):
Free trial offer valid for US subscribers only. Canadian subscriptions | International subscriptions